Installation Solutions’ scope of work included
creating electrical drawings for permits.
Millwork was moved out for electrical wiring.
There’s plenty of preparation and no room for mistakes. “You are dealing
The tank is composed of low-iron Starphire glass that is 0.75 in. thick and is assembled
with high-end finishes,” he says. “You can’t just run to any hardware store.”
The preparation paid off when, visiting the site prior to assigning the job, the company
was able to determine that the ceiling painting part of the scope should be eliminated,
Bindert notes. “There was an open ceiling with no place for us to start or stop paint over
our shop without an undesirable contrast to the rest of the existing ceiling color.”
Another asset on the Vegas site: Millwork was provided by Oregon-based Boden Alex-
ander Group. This includes a custom case for the aquarium to match the shop’s décor.
on-site under the supervision of a millworker, Bindert says.
“Part of our scope was to coordinate and supervise the installation,” Bindert says.
“Communication between ISI and Boden was superb. We did put our heads together
on more than one occasion to curb potential problems we saw coming.”
Beth Feinstein-Bartl is staff writer for Shop!
Installers pulled wires to
power devices and lighting
after trenching J-boxes. They
replaced 18 floor tiles from
the store’s attic stock to
patch the trench.